Of Grief, Garlic and Gratitude

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I normally bring you book reviews here, so this is a little different. I haven’t actually read this book so can’t share my thoughts, but when I heard about it I felt that it would certainly be one for my reading list, and that you might be interested in it too.

Of Grief, Garlic and Gratitude, by Kris Francoeur is a touching memoir about grief, loss, and ultimately, love. Read on for more details, and a chance to win a signed copy of and a $20 Amazon gift card!

Of Grief, Garlic and Gratitude

Publication Date: May 21st, 2019

Genre: Non-Fiction/ Memoir/ Grief

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

When your life is shattered in an instant, can conscious and deliberate gratitude and connection to nature help you find joy and hope again?

Of Grief, Garlic and Gratitude follows the first thirty months after Sam Francoeur’s death from an accidental opiate (prescription) overdose. His mother, Kris Francoeur, shares her journey from the first crushing days to her eventually being able to find light, joy, and hope again through the practices of conscious and deliberate gratitude, unconditional acceptance of others, and making strong connections to the natural world. Her story helps grieving families feel that hope and joy will return, no matter how devastating and permanent the loss. 

Of Grief, Garlic and Gratitude approaches grief with both a very clear understanding of the realities of the process, and also shares a very personal and honest account of living with grief. It presents healing and hope without relying on religion, formal psychotherapy, or pharmaceutical resources. Kris’s story reminds readers that even as people struggle with mental health issues and addiction, they can still bring joy and love to the world, and everyone is worthy of love and acceptance.

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42170271-of-grief-garlic-and-gratitude?ac=1&from_search=true&qid=jJ5xNi95Ck&rank=1

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Purchase Links:

Kris Fancoeur: https://authorkfrancoeur.com/

Amazon (Paperback): https://www.amazon.com/Grief-Garlic-Gratitude-Returning-Shattered/dp/1642791814/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2WA4R1XZZLZE6&keywords=of+grief%2C+garlic+and+gratitude&qid=1583938122&sprefix=of+grief+gar%2Caps%2C150&sr=8-1

Amazon (Kindle): https://www.amazon.com/Grief-Garlic-Gratitude-Returning-Shattered-ebook/dp/B07J2YD765/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1583938122&sr=8-1

About the Author:

Kris Francoeur author

My name is Kris Francoeur, and I am an author, educator, speaker, wife, mom, grandmother, and farmer living in Vermont.  I love to spend time with my family, travel, hike, kayak, knit, spin (fiber), garden, cook, and love time with my bees, alpacas and chickens.

Currently, I have published three romance novels with Solstice Publishing, and have one that will be released by Willow River Press in January 2020. My first three romances are written under the pen name of Anna Belle Rose, and they can be purchased in paperback format through my Book Store page on this website, or in e-book or paperback on Amazon.

Kris Francoeur: https://authorkfrancoeur.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorkfrancoeur

Twitter: https://twitter.com/KFAnnaBelleRose

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